GNF - Archive Supported Projects

Archive Supported Projects


Supported Projects 2014

 Sustainable Park Management

Sustainable Park Management

Tourism is continuously increasing at Lake Hovsgol, bringing construction, garbage, and sewage with it. It is therefore imperative to integrate sustainable tourism concepts into the management of this national park.

 Ecological viticulture creates habitats for wildcats!

Ecological viticulture creates habitats for wildcats!

Not only the shy wild cats need natural habitats, also eco-wineries benefit from a natural environment of their cultivated areas. Whether favorable microclimate, beneficial insects or a lively biodiversity – nature conservation also helps the vineyard!

 Unique Crater Lake Landscape in the Philippines in Danger!

Unique Crater Lake Landscape in the Philippines in Danger!

The high fish stock and nutrient enrichment cause massive algal bloom and fish kills in the seven lakes of San Pablo City at the Philippines. The water quality should be improved by sustainable fishery and green filters.

 Protecting Nature and Safeguarding Livelihood in Burundi

Protecting Nature and Safeguarding Livelihood in Burundi

In Burundi, the protection of Rusizi National Park, an important habitat of rare animal species, is fostered by planting trees and introducing improved cooking stoves. In workshops, the local population learns how to economise in a sustainable way, without harming nature. Our project thus improves both the ecological and social situation on-site.


Supported Projects 2013

 Distel im Weinberg

Organic Viticulture - Germany

Vineyards were once among the most diverse habitats. Then dry stone walls, hedges and fallow land were removed, and with them the typical animal and plant species vanished from the vineyards. The ecological winegrowing sector can now help to resettle the endangered species like Ortolan, Wall Lizard and Wild Tulip.


Supported Projects 2012

 Jordan River

Natural World Heritage in Greatest Need – Rescue for the Jordan River!

The Jordan River is of extremely high cultural, political, economic and environmental importance - not only for the Middle East. But the diversion of over 96 % of its fresh water for industrial use, domestic consumption and agricultural irrigation has done untold damage to the river.

 Magroves in Asia

Mangrove Forests – A Fascinating Eco-System

Mangrove forests consist of trees and shrubs from different plant families comprising approximately 70 species. They are able to store carbon dioxide and intact mangrove forests protect against coastal erosion and reduce the impact of flood waves and Tsunamis.

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